Karla Fetrow: The Monroe Doctrine has outlived its usefulness. The Manifest Destiny of US Democracy has been rejected by the emerging countries.
Generation X is creeping up on middle age, or in a lot of cases already there and as they do so they are beginning to worry about the things people in the middle of their lives do; how will I live out the rest of my life and what sort of legacy am I leaving?
Randon was a Patriot, that’s what they called him now. Like it was some dirty word. Branded a Patriot like someone would brand a witch, and hunted like one too. In his life long passed he was a full fledged member of The Council of Twenty, but he worked his way up to it, and she knew every little dirty secret he ever had. Every underhanded, sneaky, and terrible thing he’d ever done, willfully, or by complete chance. She called him the man with the overactive pen.
You go to work, you watch TV and you do your shopping and laundry — yet hardly ever even think twice about the fact that, wherever you are in the United States right now, entire families of Native Americans at one time used to live on the very same land where you are standing at this exact moment.